Stories by Cara Garretson

Venture capitalists see virtualisation as still hot in 2008

In 2008, investments in start-ups that target consumers are expected to remain significantly hotter than those in companies building enterprise wares, as has been the case for the last few years. However, there are a few areas in corporate IT that should see some significant interest, according to Paul Maeder, founding partner with venture capital firm Highland Capital Partners.

Should Apple secure its iPods?

Few corporations are likely to ban iPods in the workplace, but whether Apple and other manufacturers of MP3 players shoulder some responsibility to add security to their devices -- and how effective that security would be -- is a growing debate.

Gartner: Security industry must grow up

It's time organisations consider switching from best-of-breed to best-of-need products when it comes to security, as vendors realise their offerings are becoming commoditised and start pricing them accordingly.